Guidelines for Musicians with Hearing Loss to Bring to Their Audiologist

This is a reprint of an article written by Nancy Williams based on an... Read More

Modification of Musicians’ Earplugs: The Romance Continues…

This is a continuation of a previous post where the romantic nature of Musicians’... Read More

Noise Exposure While Driving in a Convertible

So… I was trying to innocently measure my noise-dose during a 2 hour trip... Read More

Area over love

This may sound like a cheap romantic novel or a new soap opera but... Read More

Hearing Loss Prevention and Music

Of the many causes of permanent hearing loss, the one that is most preventable... Read More


Captain Underpants and the 8 track cassette

The new big craze in kids’ books seems to be Captain Underpants.  Actually there... Read More

Some apps for sound level meters and reverberation times…

Dr. Joe Smaldino put me on to some apps that can be downloaded onto... Read More

Well, I was wrong

Well, maybe not completely wrong,  but maybe partly wrong.  In previous blogs I delineated... Read More

Temporary Hearing Loss Test: A Preamble to the App, Part 1

In 1995 Erik Borg and his colleagues published a comprehensive review of a number... Read More

Weber’s Law…. well, almost… well, maybe not…

I received this comment to an earlier blog on Weber’s Law from Dr. Brian... Read More


Goldfish and in-ear monitors

The last thing that one would expect a goldfish to ask is something about... Read More

Musicians, our medical colleagues, and the dose…

I just returned from the Performing Arts Medical Association ( conference in Snowmass, Colorado,... Read More

Have We Really Come So Far? Part 1

When I first started as a young audiologist in 1981, custom hearing aids were not... Read More

Never take pictures in the men’s washroom!

After seeing a movie over the holiday season, I was chased out of the... Read More

Control methods in assessing musicians’ earplugs, Part 1

This is a really neat topic, even if the title is really boring.  “Control... Read More